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middling    : [m'ɪdəlɪŋ] [m'ɪdlɪŋ]
Middling \Mid"dling\, a.
Of middle rank, state, size, or quality; about equally
distant from the extremes; medium; moderate; mediocre;
ordinary. "A town of but middling size." --Hallam.
[1913 Webster]

Plainly furnished, as beseemed the middling
circumstances of its inhabitants. --Hawthorne.
[1913 Webster] -- {Mid"dling*ly}, adv. -- {Mid"dling*ness},
n.
[1913 Webster]

middling
adv 1: to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty
big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are
priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
[synonym: {reasonably}, {moderately}, {pretty}, {jolly},
{somewhat}, {fairly}, {middling}, {passably}] [ant:
{immoderately}, {unreasonably}]
adj 1: lacking exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of
average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata";
"in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone
from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was
middling at best" [synonym: {average}, {fair}, {mediocre},
{middling}]
n 1: any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially
when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)




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